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1 in critical condition after being hit by car on I-15 in Salt Lake City, officials say

By Jacob Klopfenstein, | Updated - Jul 15th, 2019 @ 11:48am | Posted - Jul 15th, 2019 @ 11:39am

SALT LAKE CITY — One person is in critical condition after being hit by a car on I-15, authorities say.

The crash took place near 1000 North in Salt Lake City. Two right lanes of southbound I-15 are closed, according to the Utah Department of Transportation.

Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Nick Street confirmed that the person had been hit by a car and was in critical condition.

Officials are estimating the crash scene will not be cleared until 4 p.m., according to UDOT's website. Delays in the area are expected to be longer than 15 minutes, according to UDOT.

As of 11:30 a.m., traffic was backed up to Beck Street and delays were growing, according to KSL Traffic Center's Rikki Meece.

No other details about the crash were immediately available.

Jacob Klopfenstein

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